Safety Tips

 The overwhelming majority of marketplace users are trustworthy and well-meaning.

Vanishingly few of these are marketplace-related. Nevertheless, please take the same common sense precautions online as you would offline.

When meeting someone for the first time, please remember to:


Taking these simple precautions helps make marketplace safer for everyone. For more information about personal safety online, check out these resources:   


  • Stay Safe Online

  • Onguard Online

  • Get Safe Online

  • Wired Safety


    Please review our avoiding scams page as well.